2017 is bound to usher in an assortment of changes to our society. Most of them will be bad — we're sure to suffer — but some will be good. For example, over the weekend a Los Angeles-based hero vandalised, or rather modernised, the city's iconic Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed."
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Describing graffiti as a "minor terrorism-related act", researchers in the UK have used a technique developed for crime-fighting to tag the identity of Banksy, a highly prolific but secretive street artist. The system could thwart more serious crimes, but its use in outing an anonymous artist shows the potential for abuse.
Just because the world as we know it has come to an end doesn't mean that people won't want to read an amusing limerick written on a bathroom stall. This Pocket Shark Tactical Marker is guaranteed to survive almost anything — from a Mad Max-style dystopia, to even a zombie uprising. Let's see your Sharpie do that.
Street artist Jilly Ballistic has been sneakily putting up computer nerd jokes as street art across New York City with hilarious results. Awful movies have been overlaid with a 'move to trash' or 'low expectation warning', while other advertisements get adorned with different computer system alerts.
The New Zealand Google Maps penis vandals have been one-upped! Their phallic defacement was visible via satellite, yes, but these Australian pranksters drew a dick on a Street View camera lens, superimposing a penis over all of reality.
How much do you love Street View? How much do you hate privacy? Enough to get riled up and smash some eggs against the homes of those who asked for their houses to be blurred? Book a flight to Deutschland!